Armstrong Online


Opportunities Criminal Justice Certificate

Graduate Career Opportunities

  • Forensic science technician
  • Military services
  • Detective
  • Arson investigator
  • Administrator for alternative incarceration programs
  • Court administration
  • Corrections – local, state and federal
  • Institutional health facility security
  • Jail administrator
  • Game warden
  • Court appointed advocate
  • Pretrial judicial law clerk
  • Legal support workers
  • Police officer
  • Deputy sheriff
  • Parole/probation officer
  • Corrections – local, state and federal.
  • Private security officer
  • Postal services
  • Administrator for alternative incarceration programs
  • Jury administration
  • Court administration

Advanced Studies/Continuing Education

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Program Outcomes

Graduates from this program will be able to:

  • Evaluate ethical and situational issues that arise in corrections, law enforcement, and the courts and apply the appropriate laws and standards to those issues.
  • Conduct library research and write college level papers.
  • Develop critical thinking skills pertaining to criminal justice practices.
  • Integrate knowledge learned from English, Math, History, Art and Criminal Justice courses.
  • Assess the relationship among crime, the criminal justice system, and society as a whole.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates from this program are recognized as:

  • Collaborative leaders
  • Tactical delegators
  • Effective communicators (written, oral, non-verbal)
  • Critical listeners
  • Data driven decision-makers
  • Successful team members
  • Strategic Planners


Format Online
Credits Required 30
Tuition per credit hour
(not including fees)
Financial Aid  

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